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Channel 4 attacked as it emerges subtitles may not be fixed until the middle of NovemberA charity has called on Ofcom to take regulatory action to address Channel 4's lack of subtitles, which may not be fixed until mid-November.
Audiences more concerned about discrimination than swearing, Ofcom report findsTV and radio audiences are becoming more relaxed about swearing but increasingly concerned about discriminatory language, particularly about race, Ofcom has found.
Piers Morgan pictured with ITV boss - days after being cleared by Ofcom over Meghan commentsPiers Morgan has been pictured with a senior ITV executive - days after Ofcom ruled that his controversial comments about the Duchess of Sussex did not break broadcasting rules.
GMB found not in breach of broadcasting code over Piers Morgan's comments about MeghanGood Morning Britain was not in breach of the broadcasting code over Piers Morgan's controversial comments about the Duchess of Sussex, Ofcom has said.
ITV boss 'not worried' about number of Love Island complaints - as he denies show has peakedITV's director of television has said he's "not so worried" about the large number of Ofcom complaints Love Island received this year.
Radio station apologises and faces sanctions after airing 'jihadi' chantA community radio station has apologised after an Ofcom investigation found it broadcast a chant in Arabic which contained "jihadi lyrics" that were an "indirect call to action".
Ex-BBC executive who was part of internal inquiry into Diana interview quits Ofcom boardA former BBC executive who was part of the corporation's 1996 internal investigation into Martin Bashir's interview with Princess Diana has stepped down from the board of Ofcom, the broadcast regulator..
Radio station that played 'sexual moaning' song at 8.20am told off by OfcomA radio station in Essex that played a song which contained "prolonged sounds of sexual moaning" at 8.20am has been told the track was inappropriate for the time it went out.
New protections for TV contestants require broadcasters to take 'due care' over their mental healthBroadcasters are required to take better care of TV contestants' mental health under new Ofcom rules that come into force today.
Piers Morgan's Meghan outbursts become Ofcom's most complained about TV momentsPiers Morgan's outbursts about the Duchess of Sussex on Good Morning Britain have become Ofcom's most complained about TV moments ever.
Meghan complains to Ofcom about Piers Morgan's comments on her Oprah interviewThe Duchess of Sussex has made a formal complaint to Ofcom about Piers Morgan's comments on her interview with Oprah, the regulator has confirmed.
Ofcom probe after 41,000 complain about Piers Morgan remarks on Harry and MeghanOfcom has launched an investigation after it received more than 41,000 complaints about remarks made by Piers Morgan about the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.
China bans BBC World Service in 'unacceptable curtailing of media freedom'Beijing has banned BBC World News just days after Ofcom stripped state TV channel China Global Television Network of its UK broadcasting licence.
Ofcom withdraws UK broadcasting licence for Chinese state-owned news channelOfcom has withdrawn the UK broadcasting licence for the Chinese state-owned CGTN network following an investigation into the channel's operations.
Zakir Naik’s channel could see UK licence revoked over hate speechUK broadcasting regulator Ofcom in July investigated five of Peace TV’s programmes and found four of them breached its codes by containing hate speech and highly offensive content, which in one..